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By: Nate Sommer//

Tell me a bit about yourself!

Junnah is from Chicago, Illinois and attends North Shore Country Day School where she will be a senior this coming fall.

What experience did you have with volunteering prior to FORA?

Before FORA, Junnah taught at a Sunday school for children with disabilities as well as working at a summer camp for kids.

How did you learn about FORA and what made you commit to it?

Junnah heard about FORA from a post online. She thought being a tutor sounded interesting, so she decided to apply for the summer.

Why does refugee education matter to you?

“I think that every single person should have access to education, regardless of where they’re from or what their background is.”

What has been a highlight of your FORA experience, or a favorite memory with your student?

Junnah enjoys working with kids of different ages. She thinks that she learns as much from her students as they do from her.

What do you like to do in your free time?

In her free time, Junnah likes to spend time reading and crocheting. She also enjoys watching movies.

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